Cannibals all!

or, Slaves without masters

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Author: George Fitzhugh
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,843 / 268 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.3
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 647
Added to site: 2011.09.04
mnybks.net#: 30703
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History

Fitzhugh sets out to explain his view that "the unrestricted exploitation of so-called free society, is more oppressive to the laborer than domestic slavery". He charges the prevalent political and moral philosophy head on.

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s since. 'Tis but a copy of the Hiss Legislature of Massachusetts, or the Praise-God-Barebones Parliament of England. Further study, too, of Western European Society, which has been engaged in continual revolution for twenty years, has satisfied us that Free Society every where begets isms, and that isms soon beget bloody revolutions. Until our trip to the North, we did not justly appreciate the passage which we are about to quote from Mr. Carlyle's "Latter-Day Pamphlets." Now it seems to us as if Boston, New Haven, or Western New York, had set for the picture:

"To rectify the relation that exists between two men, is there no method, then, but that of ending it? The old relation has become unsuitable, obsolete, perhaps unjust; and the remedy is, abolish it; let there henceforth be no relation at all. From the 'sacrament of marriage' downwards, human beings used to be manifoldly related one to another, and each to all; and there was no relation among human beings, just or unjust, that had not its grieva

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